This is my most popular post from the 2014 holiday season, so I thought I’d share it again! Let me know what you think in the comments!
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Next week is finals. This is my first semester taking a full load of classes since 2008, and…well…
Blerg. That’s pretty much all my brain is capable of of at this point.
In the meantime, I’m still trying to keep up with nutrition news, which means one thing:
Holiday Eating Tips.
Apparently, this is all dietitians want to talk about at this time of year. There are a few articles out there with good-but-healthy recipe ideas, but the majority are about How To Keep Off Weight Gain During This Oh-So-Disastrous Season. Continue reading
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I had all kinds of great plans for workouts to try out and post about over the summer: Margot Robbie’s Harley Quinn workout (a modified version, obvi), some from my weight lifting app, some ballet barre from YouTube…alas, my immune system had different plans for me this year.
Instead, I put on about ten pounds over the summer. Thanks a lot, thyroid. You’re a jerk.
2016 has been a hell of a year, friends.
It’s been a while since I’ve posted here – there were some problems with one of my medications at the beginning of the summer, and that sent me into the biggest autoimmune flare-up spiral I’ve traveled down in a long time. I’ve been spending a lot of time sleeping. Just going to work exhausts me, and I come home and stare at the TV in stupor, often too tired to even knit or read. My celiac flares up at the slightest provocation, meaning I’m constantly in the bathroom and struggling to stay hydrated and replenish electrolytes. Continue reading
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Hands up: how many of you have tried, read about, or known someone who tried the sugar-free diet/detox/lifestyle thing recently?
I’ve been seeing it everywhere. Continue reading
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I’m on a couple of AND’s list servs. Earlier this week, a dietitian sent out a note wondering if someone could help her motivate a patient who’s having trouble sticking to the GF diet.
Reading this sent me down memory lane. Continue reading
My name is Emily Star. I’m a freelance writer and editor with a Master’s degree in English literature. I’m a bit of a jill-of-all-trades – I teach English, write, run my own shop on Etsy, and have recently decided to go back to school for a degree in dietetics. The choice to go back to school was made for several reasons, one of which is that you really cannot get a full-time teaching job at the college level unless you’re a masochist. But why dietetics? Continue reading